Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that Tomcat did not properly escape certain
parameters in the Manager application which could result in browsers
becoming vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks when processing
the output. With cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, if a user were
tricked into viewing server output during a crafted server request, a
remote attacker could exploit this to modify the contents, or steal
confidential data (such as passwords), within the same domain.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 51669 ()
Bugtraq ID: 45015
CVE ID: CVE-2010-4172
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